The Windsor Senior Center offers many enrichment programs and clubs which engage the seniors of our community. Club Leaders are volunteers who help make these programs run successfully. All clubs are open to new members. Please see the current issue of the Windsor Seniors’ Newsletter for more details about each enrichment program and club and the dates that they meet. Contact us at 860-285-1992 if you have an idea for a new club, or would like to start or lead a club that would be of interest to anyone age 55 and over. We are happy to accommodate new clubs and ideas!
Bingo: Daytime games are played every Monday and Friday from 1:00 PM to 2:45 PM. This is a popular activity but there’s always room for one more at the Senior Center. Arrive by 12:45 to purchase your game cards. Evening Bingo parties are planned every third Wednesday of the month beginning at 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM.
Bowling: (RETURNING SOON) The Windsor Sportsters’ bowling league meets every Monday from 10:00 AM to noon at the Bradley Bowl. Come enjoy lots of good fellowship and fun. This is a non-competitive, co-ed league which you can join anytime. No bowling skills are required. $11.00 for three strings. 860-688-6119 for information.
Coffee Talk: Enjoy a hot cup of coffee or tea as you discuss current events with other seniors every Monday and Friday mornings in the Senior Center café from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM. This is an informal discussion group, sure to get your day started right. Free.
Crafty Fingers: If you like to sew, knit or crochet, or have a special craft you would like to teach others, then Crafty Fingers is for you. Join this group every Friday morning in the Senior Center craft room from 10:00 AM to noon. All skills and interests welcome. Just stop by or call 860-285-1992 for more information. Free.
Cribbage: (RETURNING SOON) Easy to learn and fun to play, this centuries-old popular card game is played every Wednesday at 9:00 AM. Come early if you need some instruction. New players can join anytime. Free.
French Club: (RETURNING SOON) “Parlons Francais!” A club for those who want to brush up on their conversational French. Meetings are held the first and third Fridays of each month from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM. Free.
Golden Fellowship Club: (RETURNING SOON) meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 1:00 PM. We have a short meeting followed by entertainment, refreshments and social time. (No meetings in July and August.) We also have bus trips to shows with lunch or places of interest. Informational flyers for our trips are located in the Windsor Senior Center. Everyone age 55+ is welcome to join. $5.00 per year. You don’t have to be a member to go on our trips. 860-758-7378 or 860-335-7069 for further information.
MahJongg: (RETURNING SOON) Join this great group and start a new hobby. Beginners are always welcome. Games are played every Monday and Thursday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM in the Senior Center lounge. Free.
Movie of the Month: Join us in the Senior Center Lounge for the Movie of the Month from 12:45 PM to 3:00 PM every third Tuesday of the month. Free popcorn and soda. Transportation available. Free. 860-285-1992 for more information and to sign up each month.
Quilting: Join the First Towne Quilters and share some friendship and stitching. Bring your own projects or stop by to get ideas and help with a new project. We meet the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month from 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM. Join us anytime. Free.
The ROLEO Club: (RETURNING SOON) (Retired Old Ladies Eating Out) meets on the third Friday each month at Friendly’s on Route 75 in Windsor Locks from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM. The club offers women age 55 or older an opportunity to meet and chat about a variety of topics. Newcomers are welcome to join at any time. Cost is determined by what you order.
The ROMEO Gathering: (RETURNING SOON) (Retired Old Men Eating Out) meets at Bart’s Restaurant, 55 Palisado Avenue, Windsor, from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM on the second Friday of each month. This breakfast club gives a chance to men age 55 or older to meet and enjoy each other’s company. This is a welcoming group. Cost is determined by what you order.
Setback: (RETURNING SOON) The card players all gather in the Senior Center every Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00 PM to 2:45 PM to play setback. A great way to meet new people or catch up with old friends. New participants always welcome. Instruction provided if needed. Free.
WOW (Watch Our Weight): (RETURNING SOON) Meets every Wednesday from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the Senior Center. Gain support and information to help take off weight and keep it off while enjoying some new friendships. New members always welcome. 860-688-2515.